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    30-07-2021, 02:17 PM
    hq308 replied to a thread Photos Not Displaying in Members Lounge
    This forum like many others seems to be dying a slow horrible death so not really much reason/motivation to fix it I would say. As much as I hate...
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    28-07-2021, 05:21 PM
    Mine is a similar combo, red 308 with mildly ported VN's (10.2 comp), a SFT (244/248 @ .050", .569"/.579" lift, 106lc) Yella Terra rockers, Edelbrock...
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    27-07-2021, 05:56 PM
    hq308 replied to a thread Which radiator hose? in Holden V8's
    If the outlet angle is still an issue when you find a hose, a small block Chev swivel thermostat housing has less of an angle and is the same bolt...
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    26-07-2021, 04:29 PM
    Another vote for Felpro blue
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    23-07-2021, 10:59 AM
    Like swampy said, if the car is complete pull engine out by itself. If you want to remove engine & trans together, remove the front apron and...
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    21-07-2021, 11:21 AM
    hq308 replied to a thread VN heads on 253 block in Holden V8's
    AED is running early heads but it's an impressive 253
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    21-07-2021, 11:11 AM
    hq308 replied to a thread VN heads on 253 block in Holden V8's
    To be 100% sure you'll need to dummy assemble the engine and do some measurements. There's a few variables that will effect the outcome, if the deck...
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    10-07-2021, 11:07 AM
    hq308 replied to a thread HSV 185i 5L mods in Holden V8's
    Must be a site issue, I high lighted the link and it opened fine in another tab.
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    10-07-2021, 11:03 AM
    hq308 replied to a thread HSV 185i 5L mods in Holden V8's
    With that much condensation I'd say you have a leaky window or boot seal. My parent's car had a similar issue recently and it turned out one of the...
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    07-07-2021, 10:59 AM
    hq308 replied to a thread Rocker cover gaskets in Holden V8's
    I always had trouble sealing the factory covers on my old VT, I tried both paper & rubber gaskets. On my HQ (with VN heads) I have aftermarket...
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    02-07-2021, 11:21 AM
    Whatever battery you get, a trickle charger is the key to getting long life out of it. I bought a Bosch battery (lead acid) for mine in 2008 and it...
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  2. Chris I'm not really sure, the springs were left over from a HJ I had previously and worked out pretty much perfect on my HQ. If you're refering to the way it sits in the pic in my avatar, that's been photoshopped and it doesn't sit quite that low but I'm happy with how it sits. Also keep in mind sedans have coil springs in the rear and your ute has leaf springs.

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